Home » Posts tagged with "International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea"

Posts tagged with "International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea"

Major SOLAS amendments set to enter into force on January 1

Major SOLAS amendments set to enter into force on January 1

Dec. 23 | The International Maritime Organization (IMO) said a set of important amendments to the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) and various codes mandatory under the Convention will enter into force on January 1, 2020. The new measures...

New FAL Convention amendments come into force Jan 1

New FAL Convention amendments come into force Jan 1

Jan. 3 | Some amendments to the Convention on Facilitation of International Maritime Traffic (FAL Convention) entered into force globally on January 1, 2018, including new requirements on electronic data interchange, use of new FAL forms, seafarers’ shore leave,...

PH maritime body highlights 12 IMO instruments coming into force

PH maritime body highlights 12 IMO instruments coming into force

Mar. 15 | The Maritime Industry Authority (Marina) is reminding shipping operators, Philippine-registered ships engaged in overseas operations, and other stakeholders of 12 International Maritime Organization (IMO) amendments that are entering into force this year...

Confusion high over new container weighing rule, says Drewry

Confusion high over new container weighing rule, says Drewry

May. 25 | With just over a month to go before a new safety regulation comes into effect mandating container weighing, there is still much confusion over how shippers and forwarders will be able to comply, according to the results of a new survey conducted by Drewry. Progress...

PH cargo, passenger ships ordered to install auto ID system

PH cargo, passenger ships ordered to install auto ID system

Jul. 29 | Philippine shipping companies are now required to install and operate the automatic identification system (AIS) on passenger ships weighing at least 300 gross tonnage (GT) and cargo ships of at least 500 GT, according to the Maritime Industry Authority...